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£10k per square metre for Kensington house

New figures show how much one square metre of property in London costs. Photo: Credit: PA

A home buyer in Kensington and Chelsea faces paying more than £10,000 just to own one square metre of the property, research by Halifax has found.

Kensington is Britain's most expensive place to buy on a per square metre basis. Credit: PA

The borough was found to be Britain's most expensive place to buy a property on a per square metre basis with an average price of £10,854 per m2. Eleven London boroughs have an average price in excess of £5,000 per m2.

The top 20 most expensive areas in the country are all in London. Credit: PA

The top 10 most expensive areas in the country are all in the capital, they are:

  • 1) Kensington & Chelsea
  • 2) Westminster
  • 3) Hammersmith and Fulham
  • 4) Camden
  • 5) Islington
  • 6) Wandsworth
  • 7) Hackney
  • 8) Richmond upon Thames
  • 9) Southwark
  • 10) Lambeth

Here's the complete borough-by borough breakdown for London, along with the price per square metre.

  • Barking and Dagenham - £2,339
  • Barnet - £4,303
  • Bexley - £2,508
  • Brent - £4,404
  • Bromley - £3,292
  • Camden - £7,794
  • City of London - No Data
  • Croydon - £2,860
  • Ealing - £4,375
  • Enfield - £3,272
  • Greenwich - £3,212
  • Hackney - £5,418
  • Hammersmith and Fulham - £7,804
  • Haringey - £4,756
  • Harrow - £3,720
  • Havering - £2,581
  • Hillingdon - £3,323
  • Hounslow - £3,633
  • Islington - £6,868
  • Kensington and Chelsea - £10,854
  • Kingston upon Thames - £4,248
  • Lambeth - £5,108
  • Lewisham - £3,747
  • Merton - £4,334
  • Newham - £2,857
  • Redbridge - £3,081
  • Richmond upon Thames - £5,391
  • Southwark - £5,111
  • Sutton - £3,118
  • Tower Hamlets - £5,098
  • Waltham Forest - £3,417
  • Wandsworth - £5,971
  • Westminster - £8,925